Internally displaced indigenous people in Colombia

June 21, 2012

Internally displaced indigenous people being processed by the state in a poor and dangerous neighbourhood in Bogota. © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

© Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

Children playing in a slum area. Coastal communities who live along the Pacific coast near the city of Buenaventura are in threat of displacement due to conflict. © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

Internally displaced boys in the of Pozos Azule, Cartagena © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

An internally displaced mother and her mentally ill child walking in the poor suburb of Pozos Azules, Cartagena. © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

An internally displaced woman standing in front of her house in the poor suburb of Pozos Azules, Cartagena. © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

A Nukak Maku indigenous woman weaving traditional handicrafts with her partner, in their shelter near San Jose del Guaviare, Colombia. © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

A Nukak Maku indigenous boy from the Amozon rainforest standing in his shelter near San Jose del Guaviare, Colombia. He is one of the last members of his tribe. © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

An internally displaced indigenous woman cooking a young crocodile outside her shelter. San Jose del Guaviare, Colombia. © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

A internally displaced indigenous family in a poor neighbourhood in Villavicencio, Colombia. © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

A mother teaching her children indigenous games and traditions. An internally displaced indigenous family in a poor neighbourhood in Villavicencio, Colombia. © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

Internally displaced indigenous people who have stepped on landmines, sitting in the communal lounge of a charity, which takes care of them while they are on medical treatment in the capital, Bogota. © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

A poor and dangerous neighborhood mostly populated by internally displaced people in Bogota, Colombia © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk

View from the interior of a NGO Land Cruiser in the streets of Buenaventura, Colombia. The sign indicates the vehicle does not carry guns onboard. © Boris Heger/reportdigital.co.uk